Join us Wednesday, September 28 at 9:00am EST as we welcome Ryan Fahey to our #WePlayChat on cultivating play environments. Ryan Fahey is an advocate for school health, physical literacy and play. He is one of our strong Canadian play ambassadors with a background in Health & Physical Education.
With our 2017 Conference on the Value of Play: Where Design Meets Play coming this spring, we want start the conversation and learn about your expertise and experiences in this area of play!
Here are some of the themes we’ll be chatting about:
- What are the necessary ingredients to cultivate play environments?
- What are some barriers to cultivating play environments?
- Is it important for communities to take leadership initiatives in cultivating play environments? Why or why not?
- In the future, what ways will we be able to cultivate play environments?
#WePlayChat is our new monthly Twitter Chat series. #WePlayChat-ers to date include teachers, playground organizations, play advocates and other play enthusiasts from coast to coast as well as from Canada, Australia, Denmark and the UK – all tuning in to connect around PLAY.
A Twitter chat is a public Twitter conversation around one unique hashtag (#). This hashtag allows you to follow the discussion and participate in it. Twitter chats are usually recurring and on specific topics to regularly connect people with similar interests. To be a part of our chat, be sure to search for #WePlayChat and follow the live stream of tweets. Then respond by including the tag #WePlayChat
We love sharing the voice of play on Twitter through these #WePlayChats. We are trying them at different times on different days to get the most involvement across our membership. You will not want to miss them! Tune in and to join in the conversation around the value of play. This FREE professional learning opportunityis a great way to connect with fellow play enthusiasts, teachers and experts from the across the globe.
Remember that this month we will explore CULTIVATING PLAY ENVIRONMENTS with our guest co-moderator, Ryan Fahey.